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  • Jubo League man 'detained with gun' at PM’s reception
  • Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur
  • Man killed in Bandarban elephant attack
  • Saudi warns of 'disastrous consequences' over US 9/11 law
  • Woman, daughter killed by lightning strike in Rangpur
All attempts to free Indian soldier in Pakistan captivity being made: Rajnath Singh New Delhi:  India will take up with Pakistan the release of a soldier the army…
US paper facing threats for endorsing Clinton LOS ANGELES: A conservative Arizona newspaper is facing death threats and losing…
India evacuates border villages after strikes on Pakistan CHAK ALLAH BAKSH, India: India was evacuating thousands of people living near the…
Saudi warns of 'disastrous consequences' over US 9/11 law RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday warned of "disastrous consequences" from…
World leaders gather for funeral of Nobel laureate Peres JERUSALEM: World leaders from US President Barack Obama to Britain's Prince…
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Man killed in Bandarban elephant attack
Dhaka Metro
BCL leader crushed under train in city  A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), who went near Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city to receive Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,…
  • 6 hurt as water tank blasts in city
  • Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    Politics
    Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died in Singapore on Tuesday, was laid to eternal rest at his native village Ghagutia in Kapasia upazila…
    Narendra Modi sends bouquet to PM on birthday Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with a bouquet and a greeting card on her birthday. The bouquet…
  • Question doesn't arise in regard to inviting any from Pakistan: Nasim
  • BCL man killed in Bogra infighting
  • Arrest warrants issued against Tarique, 2 others
  • BNP leader’s son sued in Gazipur for threatening PM
  • Bangladesh
    Woman, daughter killed by lightning strike in Rangpur An indigenous woman and her daughter were killed by a lightning strike at Kadirabad in Pirganj upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Laxmina…
    Charge-framing hearing against 2 Habiganj war crimes accused concluded The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Thursday concluded the hearing on framing of charges against two absconding Habiganj war crimes accused. The…
  • Man killed in Bandarban elephant attack
  • Bangladesh accused of 'kneecapping' opposition activists
  • 2 killed, 3 injured in Bus-CNG collision
  • ACC arrests former DG of Coast Guard
  • Sports
    England players look sharp in team suits as they fly to Bangladesh England's players and coaching staff certainly looked the part as they jetted off for their tour of Bangladesh on Thursday. The national squad were…
    Root gets new England double deal LONDON: Joe Root's importance to England was confirmed Thursday when he was named as one of a select group of four players given both red and white-ball…
  • Halep books place in WTA Finals at Wuhan
  • NZ skipper Williamson quarantined after virus
  • BCB announce 14-memebr squad for 3rd ODI
  • England's Anderson, Wood ruled out of Bangladesh tour
  • Entertainment
    Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films
    The management of Lahore's Super Cinema has announced in a Facebook post that they will cease the screening of all Indian films in their cinema. Karachi's…
    ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ to be screened at BSA Thursday Reazul Rezu’s directorial debut film ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ has been selected for the screening for the month of September, as a part of…
  • Swapnadal staging ‘Chitrangada’ Thursday dedicating to Syed Shamsul Haque
  • Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) stages ‘Sonai Madhab’ Wednesday
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    • Containers remain stacked as Prime Mover-Trailer Malik-Sramik Okiya Parishad continues its indefinite strike at Chittagong Port yesterday. Because of the strike, transport of containers to and from the port remained stalled for the third day. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN
    • The photo taken yesterday shows people cross a road Shahbag intersection in the capital taking risk of an accident. PHOTO AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • This photo taken yesterday shows road widening work in front of Airport Railway Staion in the capital is going on in full swing. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Deputy Commissioner of Patuakhali AKM Shamimul Huq Siddique hands over the prime minister’s written response to Shirshendu on Patuakhali Govt Jubilee High School premises in the presence of the headmaster and teachers of the school yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A large quantity of hilsa arrives at a wholesale market at Ramgati ghat in Noakhali yesterday. Abundant supply of the national fish in the market has reduced the prices to some extent. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Rickshaw pullers carry passengers in a water logged road at Malibagh of the capital following a downpour yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A brick built structure gets pulled into the Padma River yesterday as erosion takes a turn for the worse in Dohar upazila of Dhaka.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Boat men take part at a traditional boat race in the Chitra River in Narail yesterday in observance of 93rd birth anniversary of renowned painter SM Sultan. Independent Photo
    Art & Culture
    15-day solo painting show ‘Epoch’ begins Friday
    A 15-day solo painting exhibition titled ‘Epoch’ by Monsur Ul Karim will begin at Gallery Twenty One, Dhanmondi in the city on Friday. Simeen Hussain Rimi, Member of Parliament will inaugurate the exhibition on Friday along with eminent artist Monirul Islam, eminent art critic and writer Professor Nazrul Islam and social worker-promoter of art, culture and heritage Tootli Rahman. The exhibition will remain open to all everyday from 12pm to 8pm till October 14. Where: Taj Lily Garden, 751 Satmasjid Road (Level 11), Dhanmondi When: Inauguration: 5:30pm, Friday
    Life Style
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    Global hospitality chain Radisson Blu announced a campaign titled ‘LOVE BLU,…
    What to do with the rawhide
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    Heavy school bags could lead to backaches and hunchbacks
    What was a guess in the past has become a fact now. As per a new study, 68 per cent…
    Benefits of face scrubs for men
    New Delhi: A face scrub is as essential for men as it is for women. Facial…
    Technology
    Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
    As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to…
    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing…
    Deals worth billions likely as China president due Oct 14
    AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: Google late Monday sent out invitations to an October 4 event,…
    Apple, Samsung struggle in face of Chinese competition
    BEIJING: The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple's fortunes…
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